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      vb   intr; often foll by: to  
1    to have reference, relation, or relevance  
issues pertaining to women     
2    to be appropriate  
the product pertains to real user needs     
3    to belong (to) or be a part (of); be an adjunct, attribute, or accessory (of)  
     (C14: from Latin pertinere, from per- (intensive) + tenere to hold)  
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appertain, apply, be appropriate, bear on, befit, belong, be part of, be relevant, concern, refer, regard, relate  

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